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Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
26.30% (As of Mar. 2014)

Dow Chemical Co's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.37.

DOW' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: -28.4   Max: 26.3
Current: 26.3

-28.4
26.3

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Dow Chemical Co was 26.30% per year. The lowest was -28.40% per year. And the median was 4.90% per year.

DOW's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
93% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. DOW: 26.30 )

During the past 12 months, Dow Chemical Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 26.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -2.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -6.10% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Dow Chemical Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.47. As of today, Dow Chemical Co's Dividend Yield is 2.60%.

Warning Sign:

Dow Chemical Co stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Dow Chemical Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )
=0.37/0.79
=0.47

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Dow Chemical Co was 5.58. The lowest was -14.71. And the median was 0.47.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Dow Chemical Co Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.3702014-06-262014-06-302014-07-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3702014-03-272014-03-312014-04-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3202013-12-272013-12-312014-01-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.3202013-09-262013-09-302013-10-30Cash Dividendquarterly

Dow Chemical Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.38/53.83
=2.56 %

Current Share Price is $53.83.
Dow Chemical Co's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.38.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Dow Chemical Co was 23.46%. The lowest was 1.46%. And the median was 3.30%.

Warning Sign:

Dow Chemical Co stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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